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James Washnok’s 2019 Flying Piston Strider Custom

Story by Diane “Shadow’s Wife” Jones

James Washnok the main man at Baggster, LLC out of South Dakota, a company James has operated since 2013. They specialize in design and manufacturing of parts for Harley-Davidson touring models. James first saw the customized Strider Bikes in 2018 when they were on display at the Buffalo Chip during the Sturgis Bike Rally. He was intrigued and told his friend Jeff Najar that he wanted to take part in this program the following year. He was hooked on the idea of customizing a Strider bike that would represent his bagger style. He was also up for the challenge because of his own 3-year-old, son Jett, who started on a rocking-base Strider and had transitioned to a Strider balance bike. James knew he had the perfect test pilot for his Strider “bagger” design. Continue reading James Washnok’s 2019 Flying Piston Strider Custom

Hamsters USA raise $318,344 for special kids at LifeScape in Rapid City, South Dakota

For immediate release:  Hamsters USA, the international motorcycle group with big hearts, rolled into western South Dakota to make an impact for kids with disabilities… AGAIN! These great guys came together throughout the year to raise funds for LifeScape of Rapid City culminating near $318,344, all staying local to support children with disabilities in Western SD!

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Memorial Day 2019: A Day for Remembering… … and one to remember

The weather forecast boded ill: 90% chance of rain, all day. Monday, May 27th followed a particularly schizophrenic weather week in the Black Hills of South Dakota that had included 60’s and sunny, a foot of snow, flooding, hail, and buckets of rain followed by barrels of mud. Continue reading Memorial Day 2019: A Day for Remembering… … and one to remember

Sixth Annual FXR Show & Dyna Mixer Brings Friends Back to Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Aug. 5

CHIPSnap Fabrication’s Joe Mielke brings the custom culture charity event of the season back to the Buffalo Chip® CrossRoads to benefit LifeScape of South Dakota

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